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. greatly appreciate it. and media mogul rupert murdoch and his son have been summoned to appear before the uk parliamentary committee after the tabloid "news of the world" ends, and also today, gordon brown is accusing the newspaper to employ criminals about private information about his son's health and private finances. stephanie gosk is here with new details. so every year, this is ramping up. many thought it would end sunday with the "news of the world" shutting down, but that is not the case, stephanie. >> no, tamron. there are new allegations appearing in "the new york times" that actually "news of the world" reporters used scotland yard police officials to ping people they were following or were interested in. that means they used actual cell phone towers to locate some of the celebrities or politicians that they wanted to follow. these are incredibly incriminating allegations that just go to show how wide the scope of this is, and how high up it goes within scotland yard and you mentioned today that the scotland yard investigators were in a hearing in parliament today facing to
in the explosive hacking scandal threatening rupert murdoch's media empire. earlier today, news corp suddenly called off its $12 billion bid to take over british sky broadcasting, the largest satellite broadcaster and hours before parliament was scheduled to vote against that deal. also today, prime minister david cameron said he would look into allegations that 9/11 victims were targeted in the scandal and here at home, new york senator jay rockefeller wants the fbi to look into whether the scandal has crossed the pond. rockefeller and others want to know if news corp's papers have broken u.s. laws and spied on people here in the states. nbc's stephanie gosk joins us now from london. there was pressure for news corp to pull out of this deal, and they caved into the pressure here. >> reporter: british politicians are much like american politicians, don't agree on much, but came together over this issue. they felt that murdoch needed to back off of this deal, a multi-billion deal to acquire bskyb, the largest merger or acquisition for news corporation in its history. they came together. they w
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